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Principles of Drug Addiction Treatment: A Research-Based Guide

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About the Course:

The National Institute on Drug Abuse held the National Conference on Drug Addiction Treatment: From Research to Practice in April 1998 and prepared this guide. Pages 3-5 of the guide summarize basic overarching principles that characterize effective treatment. Pages 13-21 elaborate on these principles by
providing answers to frequently raised questions, as supported by the available scientific literature. Pages 23-33 describe the types of treatment, and pages 35-47 present examples of scientifically based and tested treatment components.

This course is based on the reading-based online, Principles of Drug Addiction Treatment: A Research-Based Guide created by The National Institute on Drug Abuse

Course Material Author

The National Institute on Drug Abuse

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for social workers, counselors, psychologists, and other human services and behavioral health professionals who seek knowledge about Principles of Drug Addiction Treatment. It is appropriate for participants with intermediate to advanced levels of knowledge about the topic.

Course Objectives:

  1. increase knowledge of principles of effective drug abuse treatment

  2. be able to answer frequently asked questions about drug abuse

  3. be able to identify general categories of drug abuse treatment programs used in the U.S.

  4. increase knowlwedge about research related to various drug abuse treatment approaches

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American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)

2 CE credit hours

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American Psychological Association (APA)

2 CE credit hours

CE Learning Systems is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

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NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)

2 CE credit hours

This course has been approved by CE Learning Systems, service provider of Addiction Counselor CE, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #107243, CE Learning Systems is responsible for all aspects of their programming.

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

2 CPD hours

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Course Retired

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Course Number 100589
2 credit hours
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  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: No Longer Available
4.48 out of 5
32 members have taken this course

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